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Address: 504 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1953 (Formerly Cape May County Historical Museum)
Phone Number: +1 609-465-3535
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A Wealth of Historical Artifacts

What an incredible find. Joanne was our tour guide and she was so wonderful! The site is beautiful and the house (museum) is filled with incredible artifacts. There is so much to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 12, 2016
BrigLee
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Oceanside, California
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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

What an incredible find. Joanne was our tour guide and she was so wonderful! The site is beautiful and the house (museum) is filled with incredible artifacts. There is so much to see in that I recommend going a few times if you are staying in the area. The history of the house is fascinating in and of itself, however... More 

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Bridgeville, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

My husband and I visited this museum while on vacation. It is a walking tour through a house, barn, and carriage house. There are a lot of interesting artifacts and antiques related to the area. Our tour guide, Joann, ( I think that is her name!) was very knowledgeable. I hope to return in the fall!

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Millville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

I thought it would be two rooms but turned out to be about ten rooms plus the carriage house. A great display of American History. Don't miss this.

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Millville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Come one and all. This little gem tucked into the woods is a cornucopia of rich American history, from glassware and fashion to the original flag carried in the battle of Gettysburg and everything in between. Something for everyone and that's not a cliche'. Our tour guides Joanne and Sue were congenial, smarty smart and oh so filled to the... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2015

Boring seemed to lack organization. Very poor gift shop non-related historical gifts. Was looking for family tree chart. Office staff seemed not friendly. Tour guide OK

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Jane D, Manager at The Museum of Cape May County, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback. We're sorry you didn't have an enjoyable visit to our museum. We want everyone who comes through to have a pleasant experience. In terms of our gift shop, we are not a retail-oriented establishment. Our goal is to educate those who walk through the museum while preserving our county's history. The items in our gift shop... More 

Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

The only thing I didn't like is the days open. I really learned a lot about the history of Cape May County. Our historian was very thorough about her explanations of the different items we were looking at. She made you think you were in the era that she was talking about. I didn't mind paying a small entrance fee.... More 

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Charlemagne, Québec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

A warm welcome upon your arrival, the guide is a student majoring in history (and she new her history) Visit in small group (we were 6 ) informative, interesting the visit last 1 hours and a half but it seems to me like 10 minutes, I learn a lot about Victorian living in Cape May and local history.

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Sopchoppy, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

Besides the old home, the original lens from the Cape May Lighthouse is on display along with a stage coach, military uniforms and medical room with some stuff that makes you appreciate modern medicine. The home is packed with interesting artifacts that gives you an idea how people lived in Cape May County 100 to 250 years ago, I learned... More 

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Nashua, NH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited the museum (my 2nd time) on a rainy day at the shore. Kaitlyn gave us a 90 minute tour that was very insightful and packed full of information. You could tell that she loved the subject matter (Cape May history) which I'm sure is not exclusive to the area but also life in the times. Learned a lot of... More 

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